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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 1913 THK LK'li'BKUKiP; DAILY HUfVA. f. HtFilMllFIIMIKLYSMS iMENTHtlSIASIICABOUll PROPOSED GEORGIAN BAY CANALUE OTTAWA, April lU'rrl-', tliy labor member for Nlpisslng.' tn the House1 of Commons Wednesday, moved a resolution calling upon Ihe government to develop the French river for navigation and power pur- poses. He said that with few Improve- ments It would bo capable of convey- ing targe lake steamers to Nlp- hwing. (hus connecting with the Great Lakea. At only three points in 'ttifi river would there be htMvy construc- tion wort, but over 35.000 liorso power would be produced wliica would net least per annum and meet Hie enilre of llio waterway. On the Importation of-coal. from JL'.-SO lo 12.50 saved, making saving of por annum. Th.e annual raving on the export of lumber. pad-paper would be jl.- 300.000 per annum. Nlckte. gold and silver from the.mines in Ilial country had represented an output ol Mr. Harrison considered Iliat the elevators should bo built at the east I end df Lake Jflpissing to relieve' Ihe congestion of wheat. lie said that 66 per cum. of our grain was finding Its way to United States ports and this was a great loss lo Canada. concluded uy urging that thc government, unijertojic Ihis work to help solving Ihe problen; of un- .eniploymenl was fast reaching a crisis.: Mr. Caryell's Statement Hon. P. D. Carvell said that canal- of (lie French river would bo the first Halt Ju Ihe conslrttction of .the Georgian llay canal and adoption of the- Georgian Bay canal policy. I The mluiUer of pub- lic works, he went on, bad submitted a report proving (hat the .scheme would yield electrical horse power. That would require- from storage works. Assuming the rev- enue at J20.00. per hArse power, which wpuld be .the maiinium, itrerc would bo a total revenue .of It was estimated that the cost of the scheme would be around At 6 per cent, the interest charges would be Therefore, as be- tween-interest charges" and revenue there would be an annual deficit of question had been before the cabinet council, Mr. Car veil urint on but in view OP the heavy Involved the government had not seen its way clear7 lo provide for the scheme. Mr. Carvcll proceeded that f.c to escape with I their lives. Ths two men were taken on board tlie German submarine U-7.S then rammed and sent to the bottom the lifeboat containing 11 ot llio and crew. balance of the crew were rescued, having clung to t llfeboKt that had aluo been ram- med by tbe submarine, bul which was kept afloat by. Its water-light compart- ments. "We are going to kill you and all ot your the captain of the U-78 announced to Captain Allen as a> he wai taken on board. "In half an hour yon will be all be continued. i Captain Allen Is of the opinion that the bloodthlnty threat not car- ried into effect becanse it was hoped to get valuable information from him or chief engineer. "We were landed at Helgoland" said Captain Allen. "Por eight day. we were on that submarine. How did use us? Rotten! They did erery- Ihfns thff could to make matters on- pleaaut O( life on a 'sub' Is liol toe In the world, even It the best. They used to make us peel potatoes and do other dirty work, and all we got to eat .was swill and brown bread." Sent to Wilhtlmshaven Captain Allen and the chief engineer were kept st Helgoland orer night and were then transferred to Wllhelms- haren, a place hot far from the Kiel Canal. There they were confined for five days In a jail; Prom this jail they transferred, to' Brandenburg pris- on camp; where, about work- men were confined. En route to Brand- enburg they wern locked up over night in 4 dirty and unsanitary prison, where they suffered greatly from cold. Only rats, in large, numbers, were their companions. "The name of that prison was Roth- said Captain Allen. "We were very cold and we huddled together as best we could for warmth. We clothing and no be'da and no lights. All the. company we had was rats." i .Caplalo Allen, whow bone is jit Bench street, S., was con. fined at Brandenburg for five montis. He arrived April 27 and released on 11. (j he was transfer- red to the Holzmfnden .prison. This was the PMI that wai made famous by the order that was given the sent- ries to shool at. canght looking ouf of .the prison windows. Captain Allen narrowly nfeped death, for a bullet from the oi one at guards shattered a (nne of clam two Inches above his.head as he klood hy a wlndowj Captain Alfen was Hi prison for 13 days and was theii chanc- ed to Storofan, where lie spent fodr months.' rt Mnwhn .was a very ba4 en- plained CapUIn Allen, "it was MM to the Ditch borier and prlsoMn constantly escaping. Every that anybody from our quarters and every- thing searched. They 'stole our soap and took other thlagi." It on if, MIS, Cap- tain Allen was tranterred to berl, which he chiracterlied as "the best prfeon carap In Germany." tt-wM fllltd with offic'tts orly, who were' re- it wear their own nnifomu, "That camp was knwn aa the nlngton Hall of Cap. Uln Allen. "It a aiiK there until after amis- was slmedV before the irar Itwaa fcontaWMeM honte 'and 'was fnllf located, We cosM have wanlrt H we were abio lo pay, It WM a standing joke among tke rt ot (tat nMson .lhat-we nwM have Katser delirered 'to would pay tor him. of aavlsg oW Bbtrtj we were well treated. ant was a kindly man, who tried lo make u couiCortatle as pos- sible for UP. got sli Red Cross par- cels a month afid arranged to have four each mouth from Liver- pool. Yacht Rfjittjt Nearbj1 the prison was a beautiful like, where we had frequent model yatcht ,recattai. i designed a liltk> yacht tut .wai modeled after the American yacht Columbia. She was the faitest boat ot the fleet and near- ly. always won. Slie Iwd a lead keel that waa the moat expensive keel ever put on a yacht. In order to get tho lead for the keel it was i.ecessary lo buy U> aec'jrL- liic lead on the necks of ihe bottles. "The day before we left the camp we decided to have a dintier in honor of the signing ot the armistice, so WQ purchased va goose- for nine pounds You could buy anything hi tuo food Ihje, or anything else, it you had the price. That wit all that was re- quired. "We held the yacht regattas on J'ob- lln Lake. Each contestant built his own Daring thc time that we were racing, hundreds of pounds changed -hands oa the result of tut; contests. I had a little British flag that I placed at the mast head of the that .the name of my yaehtj named alter iiiy youngest girl and I believe .that it wits Ihe. only firillih flag that was flown In Ger- many during the war. The little speed- ster is nowvln Copenhagen, in my ef- fects, and. spme, day I'll get It out ot t'je trunk' t'o'taow my folks In Hal- ifax." Prisoners of war, according to Cap- tain Allen, were given work Sn a Ger- ttjau printing establishment near Brandenburg, where Christmas and other cards Were manufactured. These cards were 'stamped on their tack: "Published by appointment by their majeslies, tie King and Queen, Eng- land, -printed in Germany." The pris- oners were paid, according to Captain Allen, a cent and a half a day. UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA NEWS NOTES On Thursday evening, March a meeting was held in the Senate Chamber oj the University, to consid- er the establishing of a fitting mem- orial to the University of Alberta men who have made the supreme sacrifice In Ihe Great .War. The meeting was called 'by Chief Justice Harvey, chair- man "of the Board c[ Governors, and consisted of representatives from the Board., of Governors, the Senate, the Officers of Administration, the FacuU ty, the Alumni Association, the Com- forts Club and the Undergraduates. It was the feeling: of thc meeting that the memorial, .to be worthy of those whose memory is to. perpetuate, should be something that' would bg of use to future generations of students, ana the suggestion was made that there be a" physical memorial and also a scholarship of some Rind. .Three sub- committees: were appointed, the per. sonnel of which are u fre named the chaihnan and _lhe Chancellor of the University. One of these will con- sider the 'question of a suitable one the' question of a suitable physical memorial and thf third will deal with the financing of the pro- posed scheme. Plans are well nnder way for a course to' 'be given at the University for the Retail Merchants' Association early in June. A series of lectures on Retail Merchandizing will be given by Frank Stockdale of Chicago. (A local committee has been formed to arrange details. Mr. A. H. Esch aad Mr. G. Beart >re memners of, this committee. A similar course will be given in 'Me- dicine Hat at the time of the Retail Merchants' Convention to be held there late in May. Final examinations in the first and second years in agriculture at the University of Alberta began on Mon- day, March and will continue un- til Wednesday, April and. students taking Iholr third and last year in as-. ricullure will write laler. j Lectures In Applied Science close on Thursday, April 10th and ffnal ex- aminations begin on Monday, April At the conclusion of these Ihe Survey school begins work, continuing until the end of the month. j .On Thursday night, March STiii, Dr.j Fraser left for Ottawa, having com- pleled a special course of lectures In Zoology for students in the Faculty of Medicine. After reporting at Ottawa, wnere he lias been called for consul- tdliort .at hcnuVluarters, Dr. Krast-r will return to Departure Hay, Xanai. mo, to resume work at the Dominion Biological Station tlrefe. A letter hns been revived at the University from Max Fife who went overseas with the Western Unl- versifies iJalla.Iion; Lieut. Fifo is now at Corcelelle with an instruction battalion, but expects to return to Edmonton during the'sntmner. Miss llayward, who has spent Ihe winter In Victoria, B.C., returns to the dtf on Saturday irigfct, and will same her duties In the Registrar's of- fice on Tuesday, April Irt. LOOKS LIKE FEUD IN OLD VIRGINIA WOODSTOCK, Vlntala, April With a company 'of rallllli closely .guarding the Jail ,nd the courttoiiee, tho preldnfntry hearing ot tta-fear. agoiiU of tbe proMMtton charged mtirder1, BS a rwalt of. the It ill Lawrence D. HoAsnvi and Raymond Shlckleford ed Iknor law violators, was he- thif morning, the pronlM- tten agents, Harry F. W. C. Hall, W. B. and jr. H. Sulll. van, were brought last night from FreytetlckobBTg, tiey were Rrrtited. They atcompanlei) by mllilary from Rich- fl, wilsh thn to PrBfcrlclts- escort doobld killing hs< In- tanan fee ling tkroBrtbnl tte iMttton, and ww kllMd a ovi tht coonty A Modern for M.odern H< omes ow houte- TMAGlNF. strides we have made wicc Grwdnxither'j Ujnel RealL o keeping U now only a matter of rtmtmlerinf rttp to and command it we willl And think how VMtly better ri; irawcleM, wkole- sorac, uniform it is, from the maker to your table! Take, for Swift's Premium" Oleomargarine dainty, appctiring, nutritious pro- duct that is recommended by domestic science authorities everywhere for table and kitchen use, as a delicious spread for bread, for the making of cake, cooVIti, nauert and general cooking. Compare it with old-fashioned rtondtrdsl My good- ness I! In Swift's Premium Oleomargarine you have an article that's altvaya swtet, pure, clean (it's Government inspected, and never touched by tfiMtyiS? same in teztufv, you with all about fifteen cents per poucdl your grocer or butcher torfay for luxury of in Gf hocac wiU be. Swift Canadian Co, Limited Toronto Winnipeg Edmonton RECOVERING MINE 13 miners who lost their lives fn an EXPLOSION VICTIMS explosion in the Empire coal mine at Astillar early yesterday morning was lAstiar eary yesterday morning was TRINIDAD, Colo., April The completed early today, when two work of recovering Uie.bodies-of thelhodies were brought !lo the surface by rescue crews. Tie bodies other li were recoyerta Jat terday afteniaon. lAi to 'de- termhle ihe.caiise of be itaTted today. PIONT eferything yoa -L' not permit acre talk to phonograph. When you are ptmoing- the of the merits let rcmr EARS, EYES and BRAIN compcoe that return the verdict as to winch it the butt pfaooograph the Patbepbone with any other pboaognpt- aad in foot pttrticalarfjr the fbAowing The wC1 bow own tew than JOB the mtcrtainer PldbtES PHONQGRAPtl SALES HUDSON'S BAY CO. LETHBRIDGE Weitern Whotexle A Winnipeg, Man, ;